Asset owners and fund experts are sceptical about the profitability of student accommodation while Covid-19 rages, but the assets could yet hold up when structured well.
The two asset owners are launching what should be the largest closed-end fund in Asia for a diversified portfolio of premium real estate, and are eyeing several assets.
The Korean state pension fund is pursuing a seemingly muddled strategy, investing in fossil fuel projects even as it says it will implement environmental, social and governance efforts.
The largest pension fund and life insurers of South Korea are becoming increasingly assertive in their investments, as they chase more yield, according to new data.
The last two years have shown the volatility of the asset class. Korea’s national pension fund wants to change the odds in its favour, partly through more active stock ownership.
A link is emerging between pension funds' exposure to alternative investments and their asset growth, according to two recently-released studies.